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Ok, I purchased the system below (My Current System) to be able to play Oblivion in all its glory. However, I do have a relatively cheapo 19" widescreen (1440x900) LCD, so that is my max resolution.

What can I do to really get the most out of the game. Right now I'm using only two modifications - Bag of Holding (I know, its kinda a cheat) and the no DVD hack so I don't have to put in the DVD to play.

Any advice is greatly appreciated!
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Hee hee, well I did create a mod FAQ - that is player mods to be added. Check it out - see link in my Sig.
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Excellent!
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[insert www.pwned.nl's screech....]
I set my GPU settings in Oblivion, restart the game, and they won't go to what I set! What the freak?
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Hee hee, well I did create a mod FAQ - that is player mods to be added. Check it out - see link in my Sig.
Wow, that is one heck of a FAQ! I read through it and am in the (slow) process of downloading OOO.

If you look at my system, do you think any of the texturing mods are worth it for me? I confess I'm eager to play and I would hate to waste my time downloading mods that just aren't right for my rig.

I'm not trying to be lazy, but I appreciate your expertise with Oblivion mods and would really appreciate your educated opinion on which would be great mods for me to try.

Thanks again!
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Anyone with experience with texture mods for Oblivion on? (crosses-fingers)
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Wow, that is one heck of a FAQ! I read through it and am in the (slow) process of downloading OOO.

If you look at my system, do you think any of the texturing mods are worth it for me? I confess I'm eager to play and I would hate to waste my time downloading mods that just aren't right for my rig.

I'm not trying to be lazy, but I appreciate your expertise with Oblivion mods and would really appreciate your educated opinion on which would be great mods for me to try.

Thanks again!
Hi Chaos. Take a look at the tweak guide. It's really a matter of what you
may be willing to live with in regards to outside FPS. If you use OBMM as
I recommend in my FAQ, you can install and de-install the texture mods
as you wish. So if the mod makes the game to slow, just back it out.
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If downloading large files is a concern, for now just get the Landscape LOD texture packs, and wait for Qarl's Texture pack 3 to come out in a few days.
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Ok, thats what I'll do for now. Is a 512MB video card required for those textures? Or is my 256 sufficient?
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post #920 of 1378
512 preferred, but 256 works. But there are a number of configurations
you can do to make it easier on your GPU - check out the Oblivion tweak
guide - go here: http://www.tweakguides.com/Oblivion_1.html

This guide will tell you where to cut corners and what config options will
help you the most for trading off performance for graphic quality.

Of course upgrading your rig is always a nice option as well.
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